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mouse-colored

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mouse-colored of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse "a mousy brownish-grey color","mousy hair","mouse-colored hair"
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Usage

In literature:

The quiet man astride looked mouse-colored upon such a splendid charger.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane
She is what is called a mouse-color, and is the fattest mule in the team.
"The Mule" by Harvey Riley
A fillet of blue silk kept back the soft cloud of her mouse-colored hair.
"Halcyone" by Elinor Glyn
The mouse was just the color of the earth.
"Thirty Indian Legends" by Margaret Bemister
They are of a mouse-color above, and white beneath.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The color varies from gray to mouse color, brown, or ochraceous brown.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
It was just the color of a mouse.
"Clematis" by Bertha B. Cobb
He was a perfect mouse color, with an arching neck, and a handsome, black, flowing mane.
"Minnie's Pet Horse" by Madeline Leslie
Then there was an old man with a large, mouse-colored jackass, and another man with a mule.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
David kinder mouse color.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
It is quite variable in color, ranging from white to mouse color, brownish or yellowish.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Stipe long, erect, gray to mouse-color, darker below, arising from a thin hypothallus.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
The mouse-colored horse butted a lad sailing down the alley.
"Plain Mary Smith" by Henry Wallace Phillips
The sun was slowly rising among mouse-colored clouds.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
Where have you got that old mouse-colored critter, and where do you want the money put up?
"The Indians' Last Fight" by Dennis Collins
His forehead is high and narrow, his hair mouse-colored.
"Modern Essays" by John Macy
She was attired in a flowered kimono and was in the act of brushing her mouse-colored hair.
"Polly's First Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
Kate said she thought they were mouse-color, while Gertrude believed they were gray.
"The Ranche on the Oxhide" by Henry Inman
Ruggs put up his arm, every bristling hair of his mouse-colored head erect with fury.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
He was seated upon a small sleek mouse-colored Manchegan pony.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
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In news:

When you install a theme, your Desktop wallpaper, screen saver, system icons, mouse pointers, colors, fonts, and even system sounds all change to reflect the theme's subject.
When you're looking at a download page for any given piece of software, your eye naturally goes to the large, colorful button that plainly says "Download"--and your mouse pointer instinctively follows.
The colorful glow in this mouse brain cross section comes from fluorescent proteins taken up by neurons in the motor cortex and transported along the brain's pathways.
First it was a mouse, then color, then CD-ROM.
Use your mouse to click start and click the color bars.
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